Tag Archives: Artists

Traces of Place

In the way one might prepare a garden for winter, I’ve begun tying loose ends; checking maintenance plans and photo updates from the ranger service, still following up ideas regarding how we might publish the story, updating my website with … Continue reading

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Cuts and Splices

“It’s funny doing everything remotely, firing things off into space and waiting for them to come back again…” I love this snippet from the to and fro of emails with artist/film-maker Catherine Weir. After filming on Arran she has distilled … Continue reading

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A Gardener’s Promise

The Gardeners promised to make a planter and find a specimen tree that would ‘advertise’ the artwork at Reception. They are busy people – my expectations weren’t high – but I was taken aback by the loveliness of their choices.The … Continue reading

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Non-native Species

The grounds of the estate host many exotics in amongst the natives. And for a few days this week, there were two more than usual to be spotted wandering paths, admiring views and sticking noses into mosses; basically turning up … Continue reading

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Fresh Start

It had the feeling of a TV game show: 48 hours to come up with

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Cycles

I’m trawling back through photos and note-books, re-visiting first thoughts from the early days of the residency. It feels like scuffling the leaves of a forest floor revealing nuggets that were overlaid then forgotten. Regeneration and cycles within nature are … Continue reading

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